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Forest City overview

Forest City is a budget-friendly place distinct for its festivals and known for its casinos and college atmosphere. You'll find extensive coffee and dining options. Take in some of the area's local culture at Winnebago Industries Factory and Surf Ballroom and Museum. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Pilot Knob State Park and Buddy Holly Crash Site. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Forest City is for you.

Where to stay in Forest City

Featuring accommodation choices that can meet everyone's needs, Forest City is the place to go. There are 18 hotels in the Forest City area, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 6 2-star hotels with an average price of $62 per night
  • • 10 3-star hotels with an average price of $67 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 790 user reviews of Forest City hotels:
  • • Super 8 Forest City
  • • The Lodge Resort Hotel

How to get to Forest City

Fly in to Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), 18.4 mi (29.5 km) from downtown Forest City.

What to see around Forest City

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Winnebago Industries Factory
  • • Pilot Knob State Park
  • • Clear Lake State Park
The area's festivals and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Surf Ballroom and Museum
  • • Clear Lake Fire Museum
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Buddy Holly Crash Site
  • • Central Gardens of North Iowa

When to visit Forest City

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 49°F day, 5°F night
  • • April-June: 82°F day, 29°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 7°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.8 inches
  • • April-June: 13.0 inches
  • • July-September: 12.0 inches
  • • October-December: 5.2 inches